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1976 Houston Cougars Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (8th of 137) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (10-2)

PS/G: 28.6 (11th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 15.7 (36th of 137)
SRS: 18.08 (10th of 137) ▪ SOS: 6.49 (39th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 30-21 versus Maryland


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  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Danny Davis* QB 77 Cmp, 161 Att, 1348 Yds, 11 TD
Bubba McGallion QB 13 Cmp, 23 Att, 239 Yds, 2 TD
Alois Blackwell* RB 151 Att, 934 Yds, 6.2 Avg
Dyral Thomas* RB 112 Att, 543 Yds, 4.8 Avg
John Housman RB 78 Att, 334 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Emmett King RB 46 Att, 153 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Randy Love RB 69 Att, 289 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Charles Lynch RB 43 Att, 250 Yds, 5.8 Avg
John Newhouse RB 5 Att, 6 Yds, 1.2 Avg
Don Bass* WR 17 Rec, 397 Yds, 23.4 Avg
Robert Lavergne* WR 19 Rec, 246 Yds, 12.9 Avg
Art Briles WR 3 Rec, 48 Yds, 16.0 Avg
Rickey Maddox WR 13 Rec, 244 Yds, 18.8 Avg
Eddie Foster* TE 26 Rec, 524 Yds, 20.2 Avg
James Hunter TE 2 Rec, 43 Yds, 21.5 Avg
Val Belcher* OL
Chuck Brown* OL
Kevin Rollwage* OL
Ramon Rosales* OL
Mike Spradlin* OL
Guy Brown* DL
Ross Echols* DL
Vincent Greenwood* DL
Red Oglesby* DL
Wilson Whitley* DL
Reid Hansen DL
Melvin Jones DL
Ken Perry DL
David Hodge* LB
Paul Humphreys* LB
Elvis Bradley* DB
Anthony Francis* DB
Mark Mohr* DB
Frederick Snell* DB